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medical terms

medical terminologydefinition
gastr- stomach
cardi- heart
megal- enlarged
itits- imflamation
Dermat- skin
plast- surgical
cerebr- brain
path- disease
ectomy- surgical removal
enter- intestines
-osis any condition
-otomy surgical repair
aden- gland
angi- vessel
-oma tumor
nephr- KIDNEY
hepat- liver
arthr- joint
blephar eye lid
-ologist specialist
rhin- nose
gingiv- gum
-malacia soft
-ology the study of
spasm involuntary contractions
-algia pain
crani- skull
end- inside, within
hemi- half
oid- like
hyper- above, more than normal
cyst sac containing fluid
chole- bile
hypo- under
-scop observe
hyster- uterus
-ostomy create an opening
para beside, beyond
-lysis loosing destruction
cervic- neck
chondr- cartilidge
cryan- blue
hem blood
ost- bone
psycho- mind
lip- fat
my- muscle
lith- stone
ophthalm- opt- eye
proct- anus
cost- rib
-gram record
acro- extremities
rhexis break, burst
carcin- cancer
-penia decrease
gen- original production
burso- sac
retro- backwards
trip- rub, friction
strept- twist
-desis binding
mani- madness
glosso- tongue
-trophy developement
supra- above
-ptosis falling
dyn pain
mast breast
-rrhaphy suture
dent- teeth
cephal- head
auto- self
epi- upon
hydro- water
lobo section
-emesis vomiting
cintra- against, counter
-iasis condition
trans- through, across
brady- slow
-ectasis expansion
cyt- cell
odont- tooth
leuk- white
-esthesia sensation
cantho- angle at the end of the eyelid
steno- narrow contracted
cheil- lip
-cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio- abdomen
erythro- red
vaso- vessel
melan- black
cauda- tail
lingua- tongue
myring- ear drum
spondyl- spinal colum
ovar- egg
-centesis punture
oto- ear
bili- bile
squam scale
mening- membrane
cec- blind passage
macul- spot
-pexy suspension
onco- tumor
or- mouth
sub- under
spiro- coil
lacrim- tear
viscero- organ
lact- milk
onych- nail, claw
thorac- chest
pyle- pyloro- gate
vesic- bladder
sphenic- wedge
myel- marrow, spinal cord
anti- against
myco- fungas
hallux great toe or big toe
physio- nature
bucco cheek
palpebra- eyelid
plasia- development
rug- wrinkle, fold, crease
aur- ear
acoust hearing
colpo(o)- hollow, vagina
phon- voice, sound
leio- smooth
cor- heart
ren- kidney
orchi- testis
encephal- brain
thalam- inner chamber
plexus braid
cilia- eye lash
dendr- tree, branching
phleb- vein
pilo- hair
histo- tissue
stoma- mouth
tympan- eardrum
umbilic- navel
salpingo- tube
helio- sun
astro- star shaped
-asthenia weakness
fascia sheet, band
iso- equal
tarso- ankle
-tope place
pod- foot
malign- bad
adnexa ties
ocul- eye
lapar- abdominal wall
dacry- tear
ment- mind
part- labor, bring forth
scler(a) hard
somato- body
trachel- neck
sinus hollow space
hypno- sleep
sept- wall, fence
scirr(h) hard
antr- cavity
-crine to secrete
dura hard
pneum- lung
phage to eat
phren- mind
corne- horny
plak- plate
iris rainbow
kerat- horny
pulmon- lung
ptyal- saliva
alveol- cavity
oophor- ovary
oment- covering
sedat- quite, calm
furca- fork shaped
radic- root
fistul- pipe
edema- swelling
dactyl- finger, toe
metabol(e) change
pariet- wall
ependym- wrapping
gravid pregnant
aer- air
glyco- sweet
tarso- framework of the upper eyelid
cheir-/chir hand
calc- heel stone
cine- move
digit finger, toe
dors- back
gangli- swelling
gemin- twin
grad- walk, take steps
gran- grain, particle
labi- lip
micro- small
peps- pept- digest
pleur- pleura, rib, side
mamm- breast
colla- glue
later- side
rachi- spinal colum
phob- fear
phot- light
dys- bad
cut- skin
en- in
peri- about, around
pro- in front of, before
mechano- machine
dynam- power
osmo- odor
traumat- wound
trich- hair
maxill- upper jaw bone
an,a without, not
phak- lens
pre- in front of, before
strict- draw tight
turbin- shaped like a top
ameb- change
semi- half
neo- new
hormone- excite
therm- heat
syn- or sym together
vuls(e)- false
post- after
metr- uterus
tegument covering, skin
pan- all
poly- many
ramus branch
neuro- nerve
thromb- lump, clot
ab- away from, not
-plegia paralysis
ante- before
thel- nipple
ex- out, away from
lien- spleen
tumor swelling
vestibule entrance
puer- child
sarc- flesh
proli- off spring
macro- large
lal- speech
intra- within
inter between
infra- beneath
cryo- cold
mal- bad
glom- ball
tens- stretch
spas- pull, draw
somni- sleep
pharmac- drug
lumbo- loins
arter- artery
appendic- appendix
thyro- thyroid
splen- spleen
ovario- ovary
adreno- adrenal gland
basi- base
pelvis pelvis
vena vein
urethra urethra
utero- uterus
sacro- sacrum
pharyng- pharynx
duodeno- duodenum
ureter urter
laryng- larynx
bronch- bronchus
col- colon
esophag- esophagus
bi- two
tri- three
ile- ileum
ili- ilium
lig- ligament
therap- therapy
ventr- front
vert- turn
eu- good
ambi- both
amphi- around, on both sides
brachy- short
capit- head
cau- burn
clas- break
duct- tube
fiss- split
ger- old
heter- other
infer- under
hom- same
olfact- smell
orth- straight
gyn- female
pachy- thick
phrag- fence
poster- back part
cata- down
platy- flat
pseud- false
schiz- spilt
proxim- nearest
scol- curved
apo- away from
di- twice
dia- through
eury- broad
pect- chest
necr- dead
mi- less
morph- form
dis- apart
fac- make, do
lept- slender
lymph- watery fluid
meta- beyond
-rrhag burst, forth
sta- stand
ton- stretch
volv- to roll
splanchn- internal organs
-rrhe- flow
med- middle
xer- dry
per- throughout
blast- bud
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